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Raleigh Interviews

The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in Raleigh.

Laurel Harris of Broadway's JAGGED LITTLE PILL Interview Laurel Harris of Broadway's JAGGED LITTLE PILL
by Jeffrey Kare - November 07, 2020, Raleigh

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Vivienne Benesch of PlayMakers Repertory Company Interview Vivienne Benesch of PlayMakers Repertory Company
by Jeffrey Kare - August 23, 2020, Raleigh

I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing Vivienne Benesch, who is the Producing Artistic Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. At PlayMakers, she has helmed productions of Life of Galileo, Leaving Eden, The May Queen, Three Sisters, Love Alone, RED, and In...
Elizabeth Doran & Eric Woodall of North Carolina Theatre Interview Elizabeth Doran & Eric Woodall of North Carolina Theatre
by Jeffrey Kare - July 27, 2020, Raleigh

On June 8th, North Carolina Theatre announced that based on recommendations from the City of Raleigh and given the circumstances surrounding the current health pandemic, they ended up canceling the remainder of their 2019-20 Season, which includes productions of Memphis, The Sound of Music, and Edge...
Heather J. Strickland of Raleigh Little Theatre Interview Heather J. Strickland of Raleigh Little Theatre
by Jeffrey Kare - June 16, 2020, Raleigh

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Brandon A. Wright of THE COLOR PURPLE National Tour Interview Brandon A. Wright of THE COLOR PURPLE National Tour
by Nicole Ackman - March 13, 2020, Raleigh

Brandon A. Wright plays Harpo in THE COLOR PURPLE, originally scheduled to come to DPAC from March 20 to 22. Wright is a graduate of Wayne State University and is originally from Newark, NJ....
Robert Hartwell of North Carolina Theatre's MEMPHIS Interview Robert Hartwell of North Carolina Theatre's MEMPHIS
by Jeffrey Kare - March 09, 2020, Raleigh

From March 24th-29th, North Carolina Theatre will be presenting a production of Joe DiPietro & David Bryan's 2010 Tony-winning musical, Memphis, at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing Robert Hartwell, who will be directing and choreographing the production....
Steven Grant Douglas of the SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL National Tour Interview Steven Grant Douglas of the SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL National Tour
by Nicole Ackman - February 22, 2020, Raleigh

Steven Grant Douglas plays Bruce Sudano in the SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL, coming to DPAC February 25 through 29. SUMMER sheds light on the life of musical sensation Donna Summer using her classic hits that audiences know and love. Douglas has previously performed at DPAC with the national tou...
Nathan Peck of North Carolina Theatre's KINKY BOOTS Interview Nathan Peck of North Carolina Theatre's KINKY BOOTS
by Jeffrey Kare - January 27, 2020, Raleigh

From February 11th-16th, North Carolina Theatre will be presenting a production of Harvey Fierstein & Cyndi Lauper's 2013 Tony-winning musical, Kinky Boots, at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing Nathan Peck, who will be directing and choreographing the pro...
Joshua Tavares of RENT on Tour Interview Joshua Tavares of RENT on Tour
by Nicole Ackman - January 24, 2020, Raleigh

Joshua Tavares plays Angel in the 20th Anniversary RENT National Tour, coming to DPAC January 28 to February 2. RENT is a story of love, tolerance, and hope that follows seven artists in New York City at the height of the HIV/AIDS crisis. The musical, with book and music by Jonathan Larson, has been...
James Earl Jones II of COME FROM AWAY National Tour Interview James Earl Jones II of COME FROM AWAY National Tour
by Jeffrey Kare - January 13, 2020, Raleigh

Coming to the Durham Performing Arts Center from January 14th-19th is the national tour of Come From Away. I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing actor James Earl Jones II, who is currently in the production playing Bob & others....
Ira David Wood III of Theatre in the Park's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Interview Ira David Wood III of Theatre in the Park's A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Jeffrey Kare - December 06, 2019, Raleigh

From December 11th-22nd, Theatre in the Park will be presenting their 45th anniversary production of A Christmas Carol. I recently had the great pleasure of interviewing the show's playwright, Ira David Wood III, who is not only back directing this year, but he'll also be alternating the role of Ebe...